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Some companies get brokers/FAs to sell their annuities by advertising how much commission they pay rather than what the product is.

In general, do yourself a favor and stay the hell away from annuities. I study the industry for a living and I can tell you that you do not want to buy these things. If you absolutely must buy one, do yourself a huge favor and talk to a tax advisor or CPA who does not sell them. If you still feel the need, go talk to TIAA-CREF. At least they keep their fees low.
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